Learning Difficulties

What is the relationship between phonological awareness and working memory and how it could affect literacy

A number of studies have been carried out to test the correlation between phonological processing, phonological working memory (PWM) and phonological awareness (PA). PWM is important for the learning of comprehension, written and spoken language (Adams & Gathercole 1995). This does not mean that phonological awareness determines the development of working memory. However, it shows that higher levels of phonological awareness and working memory a child has will increase his literacy phase. Working memory is very important for all children to learn how to read

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